International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology
2022, Vol. 6, Issue 2, Part A
An interesting case report of peripartum cardiomyopathy
Author(s): Dr. Afrah Mukadam and Dr. Spenta Sumondy
Abstract: 27 year old female P1L1 post Lower Segment Cesarean Section who presented with complaints of breathlessness 3-4 hours post her emergency LSCS which had settled with Oxygen via nasal cannula. Patient was asymptomatic on room air after which she was discharged on day 3 of LSCS. Patient presented in the emergency department of our hospital on day 4 post LSCS with complaints of breathlessness at rest since 6 hours. Patient was immediately admitted, evaluated and diagnosed as a case of Peripartum Cardiomyopathy. She was stabilized and managed conservatively.